Do any of the people you work with have similar symptoms?
Does your employer provide training about lung health in the workplace?
Does your employer have guidelines for protecting your lungs in the workplace?
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We would advise seeing a doctor if your cough lasts more than 5 days or is accompanied by fever, shortness of breath, coughing up blood or is severe and getting worse. If you see a doctor, ensure you mention that you work
We would advise you see a doctor and ensure that you mention that you work
You said the problem is new. If you have recently changed working environments or come into contact with a potential hazard this could be a cause of your symptoms.
We would advise that you make sure that you protect your lungs at work.
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There are really easy ways that you can protect your lungs in the workplace. Our '
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If you develop any symptoms that you are concerned about, visit your healthcare professional and tell them about your workplace.
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